(January 1977)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Barcode
0271000699601
Editing
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Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
glossy cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hike, nothing! I'm just going to the movies!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Pal Jughead #6

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Homecoming (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Reggie tries to find out why Jughead is acting like he's lovesick for Big Ethel.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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The water bottle is full!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead sabotage Betty's megaphone.
Keywords
cheerleader

Debate with Dad (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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What I mean is... I'm too old to be treated like a kid! - Home at ten! - Stuff like that!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tells his dad that he should be treated like an adult, not a kid.
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The Leader (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to be the lead baton twirler for the school's marching band, even if it kills everyone else.
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Keywords
baton twirling; marching band

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Dearly Departed (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Arch! Jug! The Mantles are moving away! I'm leaving town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Big Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie announces that his family is moving away, so the gang throws him a party, which they come to regret.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I don't know which one is the dummy!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie causes accidents at football practice.
Keywords
football

Forget Me Nuts (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty, Archie and Reggie try to plan a steak dinner without Jughead finding out.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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You owe me a buck!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to get Jughead to pay his debt.
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Lend an Air (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx needs someone to blow up their football.
Reprints
Keywords
football; holding breath

They're Off! (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty, Archie, Moose and Midge conspire to make Veronica think there's a new fad for men to carry women around on their backs. She responds by donning a riding outfit and riding Reggie, complete with a crop.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

A Mystery By the Numbers (Table of Contents: 12)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis
In a parody of "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," Mr. Weatherbee introduces the story of Archie's attempt to find out who's giving away the school team's football signals to their rivals at Tilden High.
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Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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That was a great touchdown, Buck!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica accidentally kisses Mr. Weatherbee.
Keywords
cheerleader; football

Goody, Goody! (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie try to get Jughead in trouble at school but all their schemes backfire.
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Reggie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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My girl wants me to get a job!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's girlfriend wants him to get a job.
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Home Wrecker (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Bill Vigoda
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie brings a bird's nest to school for his science project, then is mercilessly pursued by the bird who was living in it.
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Keywords
bird's nest

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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This picture represents part of an automobile...

Indexer Notes

Various activities including guess the word from the picture puzzle, connect Betty with Archie, a section of "corn fritters" and a puzzle to cross off the odd numbers to get a message.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Egad, Jug! This looks like fun!

Indexer Notes

Includes ad a letter to "pear" and unscramble to make another fruit, draw me section, word ladder puzzle and others.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where's Jughead
Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is in the cloakroom.

Magic Moment (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica torments her friends with magic tricks she learned from her great uncle, the Marvelous Mysto.
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Keywords
stage magic

Mastermind (Table of Contents: 21)

Hot Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Forsythe P. Jones II; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Compared unfavorably to Archie, Hot Dog sets out to prove his worth.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

The Unwanted (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
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Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge rigs up an expensive security system to keep Archie out of his house, but Archie keeps getting in without apparent effort.
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Keywords
closed-circuit television; electric eye; electrified fence; radar

Indexer Notes

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Heir Today! Gone Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 23)

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typeset

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Svenson! What are you doing in here this late?
Genre
teen
Characters
Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Svenson is writing a book.

Scratch Paper (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Chic Stone ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
A box of fleas Jughead was saving for biology class gets loose in math class.
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Keywords
fleas

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Quick Quack (Table of Contents: 26)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Happy Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is outside, and calls her dad to come quick. In the process her dad slips on her skateboard. The urgent situation? She wants him to see a cloud that looks like a duck.
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The Gallstone Ghost! (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Archie! Wait till we tell you what happened!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to show the girls that there are no ghosts in Gallstone Manor.
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Keywords
ghost; haunted house

Frame Up (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie pays Jughead to help set up Archie, but Archie pays more for Jughead to double cross Reggie.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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Jug, what kind of mutt is that?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's dog is a bug collector.
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Indexer Notes

Jughead's dog in this story is not Hot Dog.

Doggedness (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead's dog won't do his trick in front of Jughead's friends.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's my line?

Indexer Notes

Includes the "What's My Line?" question with an answer of plumber.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie! Try to remember the name of the stock Mr. Lodge said he had!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Fred tries to remember the stock Mr. Lodge said he had.

Fair Trade (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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John Rosenberger
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr Lodge is fed up with Archie, the musician.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

The Price Is Right! (Table of Contents: 34)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx thinks she should only pay half-price for viewing the moon through a telescope because it was only a half-moon.
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Keywords
moon; telescope

The Spoiler (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead as Captain Hero / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Captain Hero [Jughead Jones]; The Whammy; Archie Andrews; Python; The Beam
Synopsis
The Whammy tries to turn Captain Hero evil.
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Indexer Notes

Story in two parts: Part I (8 pp.) & Part II (5 pp.).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Jughead, nitrogen and hydrogen are the correct answers...
Genre
teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot wants Jughead to use the symbols.

Hold That Lion (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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George Gladir ?
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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Veronica can't get a part in the school circus production equal to that of Betty's as a lion tamer, she decides to sabotage Betty's part in the revue.
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Keywords
circus; clown; costume; lion tamer; whip

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Quiz Whiz (Table of Contents: 38)

Little Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor

Genre
children
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Little Jughead Jones; Plato Potts; un-named principal; un-named host
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee enters Jughead in a televised quiz competition with Stoneyburg Grammar School.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Shoe, Shoe Baby (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica first dumps Archie and then Reggie when circumstances force them to walk to the dance.
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Suit Yourself (Table of Contents: 40)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty commissions Jughead to paint her in a swimsuit.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Name the expression puzzle, what's the score puzzle, riddles on parade, and a code to unscramble.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Guess what? Jughead is taking flying lessons!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is taking flying lessons.

Jalopy Blues (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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George Gladir ?
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Samm Schwartz
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Terry Szenics ?
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Terry Szenics ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie is forced to sell his jalopy to get money for a present for his parents. When Jughead finds out, he rallies the gang together to raise money to buy the car back.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Brave Bull (Table of Contents: 44)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose claims Jughead, the only person who doesn't fear him, is the bravest guy in town. Reggie tries to prove Jughead isn't so brave after all.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Put plenty of ice in, Arch!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead accidentally spills ice on Betty.

[Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You? Digest #1] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hike, nothing! I'm just going to the movies!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Homecoming
    Jughead
  4. 3. ["The water bottle is full!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Debate with Dad
    Archie
  6. 5. The Leader
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Dearly Departed
    Reggie
  8. 7. ["I don't know which one is the dummy!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  9. 8. Forget Me Nuts
    Jughead
  10. 9. ["You owe me a buck!"]
    Jughead
  11. 10. Lend an Air
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. They're Off!
    Archie
  13. 12. A Mystery By the Numbers
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. ["That was a great touchdown, Buck!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Goody, Goody!
    Jughead
  16. 15. ["My girl wants me to get a job!"]
    Reggie
  17. 16. Home Wrecker
    Archie
  18. 17. ["This picture represents part of an automobile..."]
    Jughead Fun Page
  19. 18. ["Egad, Jug! This looks like fun!"]
    Fun Page
  20. 19. ["Where's Jughead"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  21. 20. Magic Moment
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Mastermind
    Hot Dog
  23. 22. The Unwanted
    Archie
  24. 23. Heir Today! Gone Tomorrow
  25. 24. ["Svenson! What are you doing in here this late?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  26. 25. Scratch Paper
    Jughead
  27. 26. Quick Quack
    Li'l Jinx
  28. 27. The Gallstone Ghost!
    Reggie
  29. 28. Frame Up
    Jughead
  30. 29. ["Jug, what kind of mutt is that?"]
    Jughead
  31. 30. Doggedness
    Jughead
  32. 31. ["What's my line?"]
    Jughead Fun Page
  33. 32. ["Archie! Try to remember the name of the stock Mr. Lodge said he had!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  34. 33. Fair Trade
    Archie
  35. 34. The Price Is Right!
    Li'l Jinx
  36. 35. The Spoiler
    Jughead as Captain Hero
  37. 36. ["Jughead, nitrogen and hydrogen are the correct answers..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  38. 37. Hold That Lion
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Quiz Whiz
    Little Jughead
  40. 39. Shoe, Shoe Baby
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Suit Yourself
    Jughead
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Fun Page
  43. 42. ["Guess what? Jughead is taking flying lessons!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  44. 43. Jalopy Blues
    Archie
  45. 44. Brave Bull
    Jughead
  46. 45. ["Put plenty of ice in, Arch!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  47. 46. [Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You? Digest #1]
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. [Archie Comics Digest #22]
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